R&D Technician

Location Derbyshire
Discipline: Polymers
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Contact name: Jack Parker

Contact email: jack.parker@sciencesr.com
Job ref: BBBH4933_1673368670
Published: about 1 year ago
Startdate: ASAP

We are recruiting on behalf of an adhesives manufacturer, for an R&D Technician to join their site based in Derbyshire. As an R&D Technician, you will assist in the development of new adhesive products, and carry out a wide range of mechanical, QC and lab-based tests on a variety of finished products and raw materials.

To be considered for this role, you will ideally have a BSc in Chemistry or a related subject, with a strong understanding of both wet chemical, and mechanical laboratory testing methods.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist in projects developing new adhesive products, and explore opportunities to improve existing products and reduce costs
  • To conduct a range of laboratory tests on a wide range of finished products and raw materials
  • Assist with the resolution of issues in products, collaborating internally with relevant departments
  • Prepare commercial product sample requests as required by the sales team

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A BSc in Chemistry or related subject is desirable, however A levels or equivalent in Chemistry can be considered
  • Experience working in an industrial laboratory is desirable
  • A strong understanding of wet chemical and mechanical laboratory testing methods would be beneficial